Things to do in Waterbury with kids

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Waterbury
The Mattatuck Museum Arts & History Center is known for engaging its community in an understanding of the past and providing vision and leadership for the future through its exhibits and collections of national significance that interpret the history...
Waterbury
It's about TIME for family fun. Timexpo® The Timex Museum tells the story of Timex and its heritage dating back to the 1850's. A Time Tunnel leads to ancient mysteries. Magnificent timepieces, hands-on activities and much more.
CoCo Key
(4 Miles)
Waterbury
Boasting 40 ft body and raft slides, adventure river, kids' activity pool and huge water play island with more besides.
Kids Create
(5 Miles)
Naugatuck
Kids Create is a play-place for creative kids. Kids of all ages can sculpt with air-dry clay, paint on a real artist's canvas, or bead a necklace, and then enjoy a wide variety of high quality toys and educational tools that inspire creative play. ...
Middlebury
More than 2 dozen outdoor amusements, rides and attractions ranging from toddler friendly and gentle to frankly terrifying.
Middlebury
Within Quassy Amusements, the Bay features water play for all ages on a massive scale, plus splash pads and beach.
Thomaston
The Naugatuck Railroad's scenic round trip excursions are an entertaining mix of relaxing river valley scenery and our rich transportation history. It’s an exciting and educational experience for riders of all ages!
Cheshire
Houses one of the largest collections of cartoon-themed toys and artifacts in the US. Every item that has played a part in an American childhood is here, from fast food toys to Disney displays. We even have an eight foot tall Hulk for a unique photo ...
Southington
A Family Afternoon at Golf Quest Start With a Round of Mini Golf... (by the way, everybody loves to play minigolf, whether you're 5 or 85!) Then take a couple of swings at the Batting Cage! Seven batting cages...If you are at our Southington facil...
Woodbury
Flanders Nature Center & Land Trust promotes the understanding and appreciation of nature, and supports the conservation, preservation and management of the natural resources. We offer a broad range of recreational and educational programs for the c...
Bristol
Whether it's chills or thrills that make you happy, Lake Compounce has the best of both, and then some! Play all day on rides like Boulder Dash, Zoomerang and Thunder n' Lightning. Chill near the lake in Anchor Bay, Clipper Cove and Mammoth Falls.
Cork and Brew
(9 Miles)
Southington
Cork & Brew - Soda Making & Kid Soda Making & pizza Birthday Parties.
Bristol
The Imagine Nation Museum is a hands-on, interactive children's museum best suited for ages 2 to 10. The first area you will see when you come to the museum is the interactive exhibits that encourage children to explore and experiment. They'll learn ...
Bristol
Whether you have a fond interest in art, American history, woodcraft, or simply enjoy the excitement of the carousel, we have something special for you. At any age, our guests can experience the joy of a visit to the Carousel Museum and the Bushnell ...
Hamden
The entire family can enjoy of all sorts of outdoor adventures. Playground & Swings, hiking, sledding, Softball Fields, and an animal petting zoo.
Bristol
Over 18,000 sq" of indoor/outdoor space. 10 indoor inflatables and 3 outdoor inflatables(Water slides-Summer Only) Private Rooms for Parties, OPEN JUMPS available during the week. Special events offered: Family Fun Nights, Drop & Shop, New Year's...
Seymour
Friendly farmyard themed indoor play and bounce facility which includes huge inflatable slide, soft obstacle course, giant caterpillar and outdoor water slides for the summer!
Pottery Piazza
(13 Miles)
Plainville
There is a vast array of mediums and over 1,500 pottery items to choose from plus clay work, mosaics and printing. No experience necessary, friendly assistance on hand if required.
Wallingford
Our mission is for folks of all ages to discover the fun and fitness benefits of climbing year-round in a safe, comfortable, and friendly state of the art indoor setting.
Ansonia
Boasting an outstanding adventure playscape for younger children, they also have a butterfly and hummingbird garden, plus two and one-half miles of nature trails and plenty more besides.
Kensington
A fascinating and fun family day out as you explore the world around us together, at the New Britain Youth Museum at Hungerford Park.
New Britain
The collections now number approximately 5,000 works of American art: 680 oils, 1,050 drawings (including watercolors and pastels), 860 graphics, 160 sculptures, 25 photographs, and 1,460 illustrations.
Monkey Joes
(15 Miles)
Hamden
Come and join us at monkey Joe's Connecticut's newest family fun Center. Ideal for children 2 years old to 12 years old. Monkey Joe's is an indoor inflatable fun and exciting party and play center that offers families with engaging interactive activi...
New Britain
The New Britain Youth Museum, founded in 1956, encourages children and families to explore the history and cultures of Connecticut and the world. Come explore with your child!
Newington
offers a fun indoor play experience suited to younger children, including a series of cubby style indoor tree houses with ladder access, play pirate ship and plenty more, plus classic bounce house.
New Haven
From Egyptian mummies to saber-toothed cats to the once mighty dinosaurs — you can find it all at Yale’s Peabody Museum of Natural History!
New haven
We have family fun every other weekend where you can spend quality time with your kids painting, eating and discovering your inner Picasso!
Newington
Chuck E. Cheese's is a great place to let kids of any age free to run, jump, climb and play on the games, rides and attractions Chuck E. Cheese's has to offer. From the coolest video games and high tech simulator rides to our Skytubes attraction and ...
Litchfield
Nestled in the scenic “Litchfield Hills, Connecticut,” Hemlock Hill Campground affords you a true camping experience. A meandering mountain brook, reflecting pond, large pine-shaded sites and fresh country air beckons you back to nature.
New Haven
Join Schooner for a 2-hour sail on the tall ship Quinnipiack! This Coast Guard certified vessel will take you and your family out on New Haven Harbor - join the crew to raise the sails and enjoy an amazing sail! Specialty Pirate Sails and Harbor Sc...
Brookfield
Parent Supervised indoor playground and party center.
West Hartford
Great park with a new summer splash pad offering interactive play features. Free!
Canton
Inflatable fun as well as cool arcade games, and a hurricane simulator! A fun experience in Canton, Connecticut.
Middletown
The mission of Kidcity Children's Museum is to celebrate a child's natural curiosity by offering a downtown hands-on playspace where children ages 1 through 8 come with parents and other significant adults to learn through play.
Rugged Kids
(21 Miles)
Wethersfield
Teaches children confidence, team work, self-control and self-discipline using a combination of physical mediums and disciplines such as martial arts and non competitive sports.
Newington
NCTC Performing Arts Theatre, home of Newington Children's Theatre Company, CT's longest operating nonprofit children's theatre, provides quality, affordable entertainment and hands-on educational programs in the performing arts to children and young...
Rocky Hill
We are one of the largest dinosaur track sites in North America. Beneath our geodesic dome, you will find an exceptional display of early Jurassic fossil tracks that were made 200 million years ago.
Canton
We offer a year-round schedule of educational programs for all ages. These programs range from week-long summer experiences to our school-year Discovery Days series for students.
Stratford
At BounceU of North Branford, we specialize in perfect party ideas. With our amazing inflatable structures, unbeatable customer service, and clean, climate-controlled environment, all you really have to do is show up and take pictures. Open Bounces, ...
West Hartford
The Children’s Museum provides rich learning experiences in science and nature for all ages. Exploration of our multi-level museum captures imaginations and develops a sense of curiosity about the natural world.
Portland
Activities include Swimming, Wakeboarding, Cliff Jumping, Zip Lines, Rock Climbing, Land-based Obstacle Courses, Scuba Diving and Kayaking.
Goshen
- offers residents of CT, MA and NY the unusual opportunity of observing and learning about animals from North America, Africa, India, New Zealand, Asia and the Arctic. One of the many fun places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Connect...
Hartford
At The Mark Twain House, we want to make museums fun for kids and adults. A great way to get children excited about visiting The Mark Twain House & Museum is to better acquaint them with Mark Twain and his family.
Danbury
The Museum, located in the historic station and rail yard in downtown Danbury, Connecticut, offers railroad history, tours, train rides, a collection of original and restored rolling stock, and opportunities for ha
Flamig Farm
(24 Miles)
West Simsbury
At our Farm Animal Zoo here at Flamig Farm we have a cast of characters to entertain everyone, from young to old! From bunnies to draft horses, piglets, llamas, peacocks and happy egg laying chickens.
Hartford
Check out a place where we actually ENCOURAGE you to bounce off the walls! With over 10,000 sq. feet of connected trampolines forming one GIANT jumping surface and angled trampoline walls to bounce off of, Launch will get your whole family off the co...
Hartford
Civil War era base ball games. Family-friendly with FREE admission and FREE parking! Watch the game as it was meant to be played. 19th century rules, customs, costumes and equipment. Kids activities between double-headers.
Hartford
offers over 140 largely interactive exhibits spread over 4 floors, with both permanent and regularly varying exhibitions designed to appeal to kids, plus 3D theatre.
Danbury
We currently display a vivid cross section of 20th century American military history. Many of our vehicles are extremely rare, often the only example in the western hemisphere! The museum staff is composed primarily of unpaid volunteers who are respo...
Winsted
This well heated & air conditioned facility offers state of the art Jugs Pro-Range Batting Cages offering all speeds of soft & hardball pitching. You select the speed & height of the pitch. Also, Phazerball & Battleball is a perfect...

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Nomads Adventure Quest

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Golf Quest Family Fun Center

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CoCo Key

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Fun places to visit in Waterbury with kids

Connecticut is the kind of fun place that both adults and kids will enjoy – your only problem, is going to be finding the time to fit all the great places to visit in! Because many of Connecticut's must-see attractions offer kid-friendly activities and exhibits, you won't have to miss out on any of the state's diverse culture and history. As you explore the multitude of fun things to do in Connecticut with kids, you'll definitely create memories that will last and last - and you can watch them back on video for years to come if you’ve got a shocking memory like me!

There are so many fun places to go with kids in Connecticut - great zoos and aquariums, museums, theme parks, water parks and swimming pools, places to visit outdoors (many of which are cheap or free), great historical places of interest, activities and indoor play centres for toddlers as well as the usual family tourist attractions - take a look below, lots of the best things to do with children in CT